“Pakistani Activist, 14, Is Shot by Taliban” [NYT] — in case you were delusional and thought the Taliban had been tamed … think again…read the story and yes, the Taliban is evil and just gearing up!

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A spokesman for the Taliban in Pakistan’s Swat Valley took responsibility for the shooting on Tuesday of a 14-year-old activist who is an outspoken advocate of education for girls. The attack on Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head on her way home from school in Mingora, the region’s main city, outraged many Pakistanis, but a spokesman told a newspaper the group would target the girl again if she survived.


Ehsanullah Ehsan, a spokesman for Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, commonly known as the Pakistani Taliban, told Reuters in a telephone interview that Malala “was pro-West, she was speaking against the Taliban and she was calling President Obama her idol.” He admitted that she was young, but said that “she was promoting Western culture in Pashtun areas,  CLICK HERE

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